Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disabilities | UC Davis MIND Institute

2024 Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disabilities            

Summer Institute

About the Conference

This year's theme: Preparing for Next Steps: Navigating the Educational Journey from Early Intervention to High School and Beyond

Experience the UC Davis MIND Institute’s Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Friday, July 19, 2024 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.! Join us for this enriching, in-person conference designed for professionals, students, UC Davis employees, parents, caregivers, family members and individuals with disabilities.

Conference Objectives

  • Gain insights into evidence-based and practical tools for supporting transitions for individuals with intellectual and developmental conditions.
  • Engage with a keynote presentation co-presented by a researcher and a person with lived experience, who have collaborated to develop effective transition strategies for students.
  • Panel discussion featuring individuals with developmental conditions and providers, sharing personal and professional perspectives on educational transitions.
  • Attend afternoon workshops focusing on diploma pathways, early intervention to education system transition, parent advocacy, and building partnerships.
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This registration is for Current Alta Regional Clients using their "conference event" funding from Alta. If you are not a current client using your "conference event" funding, please register under a paid registration.

If you are an Alta client and plan to use “Self Determination Program Funding”, please email  hs-cedd@ucdavis.edu prior to registering.

Your registration will include a continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, as well as an electronic agenda and event resources.

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Registration Fee: $150.00

Your registration will include a continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, as well as an electronic agenda and event resources.

Register Here

Registration Fee: $160.00 

Your registration will include a continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, as well as an electronic agenda and event resources.

Register Here

Registration Fee: $200.00 

Your registration will include a continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, as well as an electronic agenda and event resources.

Register Here

Additional Information
  • Keynote Speakers

    Keynote Speakers

    Navigating Transitions:  Promoting Self-Determination and Meaningful Lives

    • Karrie A. Shogren, Director, Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities and Distinguished Professor of Special Education, University of Kansas
    • Ben Edwards, Assistant Researcher, Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities

    Speaker Objectives

    1. Participants will be able to define transition as it relates to educational settings. 
    2. Participants will identify 3 best practices that support meaningful transitions.  
    3. Participants will be able to identify the role of self-determination in transitions throughout the life course. 
  • Workshops
    Download Workshop Objectives

    Workshops

    1 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

    • Workshop 1:  Transition from Understanding the Early Start to Education Preschool Services (This workshop is at capacity and is no longer available to select)
    • Workshop 2:  Navigating the Special Education Maze: Transitions Matter!
    • Workshop 3:  Navigating California's “New” Alternative Pathway to a High School Diploma for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

    2:35 p.m. - 4 p.m.

    • Workshop 4:  A panel discussion: Preparing for Successful Adulthood as you Transition from High School
    • Workshop 5:  Promoting Self-Determination:  The Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction (This workshop is at capacity and is no longer available to select)
    • Workshop 6:  Planning for the Future of Developmental Services in California (This workshop is at capacity and is no longer available to select)

    During registration you will be asked to select one workshop from each timeslot. 

  • Professional Credit Hours

    Professional Credit Hours: 6.0 (CPA)

    This event is approved for 6 professional Credit Hours. The UC Davis MIND Institute is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. The UC Davis MIND Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) recognizes CPA continuing education credits for license renewal for LCSWs and MFTs. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 17663, for 6 contact hours.

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, # 17663, for 6 Contact Hours.

    Continuing education credits may be available for an additional fee of $60.00. 

  • Special Acknowledgment

    Thank you to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities for their generous support of the 2024 Summer Institute!

Location

Conference Date: Friday, July 19, 2024
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location:
Scottish Rite Masonic Center
6151 H Street
Sacramento, CA 95819

If you need assistance registering, please contact Brenda Shelton at blshelton@ucdavis.edu

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